1. APPLICATION & QUALIFICATION

    • Complete online franchisee candidate questionnaire
    • Receive confirmation that you meet the basic requirements for becoming a Checkers and Rally's hamburger franchisee
    • Receive and review Checkers & Rally's franchisee information package, including the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)
    • Sign and submit the FDD receipt
    • Submit all information requested in the Franchise Information Package including proof of assets
  2. OPERATIONS APPROVAL

    • Interview with our Franchise Operations Team to review and discuss your business plan
  3. FRANCHISE CANDIDATE DAY

    • Attend Franchise Candidate Day held at Checkers Drive-In Restaurants corporate headquarters in Tampa, Florida
    • Meet with Checkers Executive Team and key department heads
  4. SITE SELECTION & DOCUMENT EXECUTION

    • Work with Checkers Real Estate Director to identify trade areas for your development agreement
    • Sign a Development Agreement (DA) and receive approval on site selection
  5. DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE SITE APPROVAL

    • Submit proposed site packages to the Development Committee for review and approval
  6. BUILD OUT

    • Work with Checkers construction team to determine a construction timeline and connect with outside vendors for the construction process.
    • Begin construction
  7. TRAINING

    • Attend a five week franchisee training program at one of the Checkers & Rally's approved training restaurants.
  8. OPENING DAY

    • Operations Excellence Support (OES) provide on premise support for the opening of your restaurant
    • Work with Checkers & Rally's Franchise Development and Marketing Teams to promote your Grand Opening through local marketing, public relations, and social media.